Category: Global News

Xi Jinping Thinks China Is World’s Only Sovereign State

Authored by Gordon Chang via The Gatestone Institute, The trend of Chinese ruler Xi Jinping’s recent comments warns us that his China does not want to live within the current Westphalian system of nation states or even to adjust it. From every indication, Xi is thinking of overthrowing it altogether. Beijing now thinks it can,

AI Program Taught Itself How To ‘Cheat’ Its Human Creators

When most people think about the potential risks of artificial intelligence and machine learning, their minds immediately jump to “the Terminator” – a future where robots, according to a dystopian vision once articulated by Elon Musk, would march down suburban streets, gunning down every human in their path. But in reality, while AI does have

Monetary Policy ‘Reset’: From Rhetoric To Actuality

Authored by Steven Guinness, A resurgence in nationalistic tendencies has been predominately associated with the advents of Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidency. But have these outcomes meant that we now neglect to give due consideration to the years that preceded the supposed breakdown of the ‘rules based global order‘? It was in Davos at the

Murders In Washington, D.C. Jump 40% In 2018

As of December 2018, 160 people had been murdered across the Washington metropolitan area, up from 116 in 2017, a spike of about 40%, according to new data from the Metropolitan Police Department. In total, of the 534 people shot in the nation’s capital through mid-December, 23% died, reported The Washington Post. Out of control